To our Alabama family,
In preparation for the midterm election on November 8, we have prepared the following state voter guide to help you navigate and prepare for Election Day: where to vote; how to vote; and what’s on your ballot. We hope you find this guide helpful!
Please use this guide and share it with people who need it. An educated voter is a smart voter! Vote Smart!
Election Guide 2022:
Voter Registration Information:
Need to get registered, request an absentee ballot, or find your local polling place? All of that information and more can be found here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/voter-registration/AL
Need to contact your local election office for questions about your registration, ballot, polling place, or any other elections question? Find all their contact information here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/offices/AL
Congressional Elections: Seven seats for the U.S. House of Representatives and one seat for the U.S. Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/C/AL/2022-congressional?stageId=G
Notable races include:
Gubernatorial Elections: James Blake, Jared Budlong, Yolanda Flowers, and Kay Ivey are all running for governor this year. See the full list of candidates running here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/G/AL/2022-congressional?stageId=G
State Legislature Elections: 105 seats for the Alabama House of Representatives and 35 seats for the Alabama Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Statewide Elections: Offices for Attorney General, Secretary of State, Auditor, Treasurer, Board of Education District 2, Board of Education District 4, Board of Education District 6, and Board of Education District 8 are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
State Judicial Elections: Two justices are up for election this year from the Alabama Supreme Court. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Here are the statewide ballot measures appearing on your November ballot:
Alabama Recompiled Constitution Ratification Question: At the general election, Alabama citizens will have the option to vote on a redesigned state constitution.
Alabama Notice to Victim's Family Required for Commutation or Reprieve of Death Sentences Amendment: The amendment would compel the governor to make appropriate efforts to reach a selected family member of a victim before granting a commutation or reprieve of a death sentence.
Alabama Remove Orphans' Business from Probate Court Jurisdiction Amendment: This amendment would remove orphan regulations from the purview of local probate courts. However, local probate courts would still be responsible for adoptions, custody arrangements, and awarding declarations of testamentary.
See the full list of all 2022 national statewide ballot measures here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measures/2022
Happy Election Season!
The Vote Smart Team